torpe translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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torpe

  
      adj  
1    (=poco ágil)  
[persona]  
clumsy  
[movimiento]  
ungainly  
¡qué torpe eres, ya me has vuelto a pisar!      you're so clumsy, you've trodden on my foot again!  
un hombre de torpes andares      a man with an ungainly walk  
2    (=necio)   dim, slow  
soy muy torpe para la informática      I'm very dim o slow when it comes to computers  
es bastante torpe y nunca entiende las lecciones      he's a bit dim o slow, he never understands the lessons  
3    (=sin tacto)   clumsy  
¡qué torpe soy! me temo que la he ofendido      how clumsy o stupid of me! I'm afraid I've offended her  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

tope, torpear, torpedo, torpeza

soy muy torpe para la informática exp.
I'm very dim {o} slow when it comes to computers

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
he's a bit dim {o} slow, he never understands the lessons
exp.
you couldn't be more clumsy if you tried
[Hum.]
exp.
a man with an ungainly walk
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'torpe' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adj.
torpe
adj.
torpe
adj.
torpe
adj.
torpe
n.
el torpe
exp.
ser torpe de palabra
n.
la persona torpe en informática
[INFO]
exp.
es algo torpe para las matemáticas
adj.
1) torpe, 2) difícil de manejar
[INFO]
"torpe": examples and translations in context
Wicky no habría sido tan torpe. Wicky wouldn't have been so clumsy.
- Una forma torpe de presentarme. - It was a clumsy way to introduce myself.
La perfecta cura para un chico torpe socialmente. The perfect cure for a socially awkward boy. Hmm.
Me sentí realmente torpe en todo. I felt really awkward about the whole thing.
Ese es el plan mas torpe que haya escuchado. I mean, that is a sloppy plan, especially for Drum.
- Y esperemos que dos veces más torpe. - And hopefully, twice as sloppy.
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